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Consumer groups demand carveout for data protections in TISA

October 25, 2016 at 3:45 PM
European and U.S. consumer organizations are calling for the Trade in Services Agreement to include a carveout of data protection requirements, meaning that government safeguards on data flows would not be subject to the provisions of the deal. In an Oct. 24 letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, five consumer groups call on the EU to make it a point to protect personal data, given that the data protection regime in the EU is more stringent than the requirements...

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